IOW-C15879: Post-Medieval Cloth Seal

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Unique ID: IOW-C15879

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A post-Medieval lead alloy cloth seal probably from Norfolk (c. 1500-c. 1600).

Side 1: Two turreted castle

Side 2: Uncertain

These discs could be inner the discs from a four-part seal as a rivet stub cannot be seen.

Length: 18.8mm; width: 15.5mm; thickness: 4.7mm. Weight: 6.57g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.8 mm
Width: 15.5 mm
Thickness: 4.7 mm
Weight: 6.57 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd July 2016 - Sunday 3rd July 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2016-1-233

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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